Ben Stiller in Talks for WALTER MITTY Film

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Stage and screen star Ben Stiller is currently in talks to join the cast of 20th Century Fox's remake of 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,' according to published reports. Stiller woud take on the title role.

Stiller has written, starred in, directed, and/or produced over 50 films including Heavyweights, There's Something About Mary, Meet the Parents, Zoolander, Dodgeball, Tropic Thunder and Greenberg. In addition, he has had multiple cameos in music videos, television shows, and films.

Stiller made his Broadway debut in the revival of John Guare's The House of Blue Leaves, alongside John Mahoney. He will soon stare in another revival of the show opposite Edie Falco.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 1947 comedy film, loosely based on the short story of the same name by James Thurber. It stars Danny Kaye as a young daydreaming editor for a book publishing firm. The film was adapted for the screen by Ken Englund, Everett Freeman, and Philip Rapp, and directed by Norman Z. McLeod.